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Khalifa International Stadium to host 50th Emir Cup final on March 18

DOHA: The Qatar Football Association has announced that the final of the 50th Amir Cup will be played on March 18 at Khalifa International Stadium.

The stadium is one of the venues for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 that has witnessed some unforgettable matches and significant events.

Khalifa International Stadium, which was redeveloped and reopened as the first stadium ready to host the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is one of the most famous sporting venues in the region.

It has hosted many important tournaments, matches and events during its long history, such as the fourth, eleventh and twenty-fourth editions of the Arabian Gulf Cup, the opening ceremony of 2006 Asian Games, 2011 AFC Asian Cup, and other events that remain prominent in the annals of Qatari football and sport.

As part of the preparations for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, the Khalifa International Stadium hosted a number of international events over the past few years since its redevelopment, including the FIFA Club World Cup.

Built in 1976 in Al Rayyan, Khalifa International Stadium has long been the cornerstone of the country’s sporting tradition – and the gatekeeper to its promising future.

This accomplished 40,000-seat arena already has an illustrious hosting history, having previously welcomed the Asian Games, the Arabian Gulf Cup and the AFC Asian Cup, among other events.

Over the years it has become a worthy ambassador for the Middle East, symbolising sporting excellence in all its forms.

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